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Fort Worth Parks and Open Spaces

Thursday Apr 25 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Our annual spring Extended Education course with local historian and Tarrant County Probate Judge Quentin McGown! The class will explore the history and development of Fort Worth’s world-class park system as well as citizen efforts to preserve and protect urban greenspaces leading to the City’s new Open Space Conservation Program. A two-hour interactive lecture on Thursday evening will precede a Saturday (4/27) six-hour bus tour from 9am – 3pm, with included Central Market box lunch, and stops at both familiar and lesser known parks and natural areas.

Quentin McGown is a sixth generation Texan and fourth generation Fort Worthian with a lifelong interest in history. In addition to practicing law, he is a planning committee member for the annual Red Steagall Cowboy Gathering and a board member of both the Tarrant County Historical Society and the Outriders, the support organization for the Fort Worth Herd.

Class: Thursday, April 25h, 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Bus Tour: Saturday, April 27th, 9:00am – 3:00pm
Cost: $115.00

Tucker Technology Center

Tucker Technology Center
2840 W. Bowie

About Center for Texas Studies at TCU

Fort Worth Parks and Open Spaces
The Center for Texas Studies at TCU celebrates all that makes Texas distinctive through public programming, exhibitions, publications, and continuing education related to the culture of the Lone Star State.

Questions about this event?

Codee Scott


Phone: 817-257-6896